News from the Field

91-Year-Old Breaks Bench Press Record

A 91-year-old man set a new World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters record Saturday when he bench pressed 187.2 pounds at the National Push-Pull Bench Press and Dead Lift Championships. Sy... Read More

Ship Cook Survives Underwater For 2 Days

A Nigerian cook sat in darkness, breathing through a four-foot-high air pocket, for almost 60 hours after his tugboat capsized off Nigeria’s coast. Divers were shocked to find him alive in... Read More

Facebook Opens Arctic Circle Data Center

Want to build a massive data center but don’t want to pay the environmental costs of cooling your super-heated servers? Head to the Arctic Circle. That’s what Facebook is doing with its... Read More

Condo Starts Dog Poop DNA Database

A York County, Pennsylvania, condo complex is turning to extreme measures to combat an overflowing tide of animal refuse. With parents unwilling to let their children play in the grass for fear of... Read More

Maine Passes GMO Labeling Bill

A new Maine law that would require companies to label food that contains genetically modified organisms will only go into effect if five contiguous states passed similar bills. The bill, which... Read More